Alpharetta 72, Lassiter 54: Alpharetta led 31-30 at the half then pulled away with a dominant third quarter. The visiting Raiders, who attempted 38 free throws, were led by Ty Toney’s 26 points, while Carlos Burse chipped in 14.
Harrison 69, Johnson-Savannah 61: Harrison used a third-quarter surge pull away from the host Atom Smashers. Ryan Blumenthal led the Hoyas with 21 points and 10 rebounds while Marshall Guilmette and Jeremy Pressley also scored in double-figures.
Milton 68, Walton 62: In a Class AAAAA first-round playoff game, the Eagles pushed the lead to 13 in the third quarter before visiting Walton narrowed the gap to four points by the end of the quarter. The Raiders then closed to within three points and had the ball with less than a minute remaining, but couldn’t capitalize.
Shaq Johnson led Milton with 19 points. Walton’s Rico Overall led all scorers with 24. Milton hosts Shiloh in the second round.
North Cobb 78, Bradwell Institute 41: The host Warriors jumped out to a 20-point halftime lead as they cruised past Bradwell Institute. Lee Moore led the way for North Cobb with 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Saxon Steele chipped in 16 points and eight assists.
Peachtree Ridge 52, Dacula 37: The host Lions shut Dacula down by allowing just two points in the third quarter. Junior forward Jordan Capps and senior point guard Davon Hill had 17 points apiece to pace Peachtree Ridge.
South Cobb 79, Jenkins 74: South Cobb won a back-and-forth battle against visiting Jenkins for its first playoff victory since 2006. Jalen Cook led the Eagles with 25 points and four steals. Devocio Butler scored 12 points and added seven assists.
Wheeler 71, Northview 63: Northview trailed by only two points late, but Austin Smoak hit five consecutive free throws in the final 58 seconds to ice the game for the home team Wildcats. Kyle Meyer scored 24 points for Northview.
Compiled by Score Atlanta